Learn to use iPad

HUDSON: An iPad for Beginners workshop will be at 7 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Hudson Library and Historical Society, 96 Library St.

The workshop will cover the basics of using an iPad, including navigating, downloading and deleting apps and accessing the Internet.

A demonstration on downloading e-books and recorded books from the library’s e-media collection using the Overdrive app will be included.

The workshop is open to the public. Participants are asked to bring their own iPad.

Registration is required for the event.

For more information or to register online, visit hudson­ or call 330 653-6658, ext. 1010.


Fire damages garage

NEW FRANKLIN: A fire caused about $10,000 in damage to a garage and house Christmas morning in the 6100 block of Renninger Road, authorities said.

The occupants had evacuated the home and there were no injuries.

New Franklin firefighters responded to a call at 10:07 a.m. and found an attached two-car garage and attic space above the garage on fire. While the fire was contained to the garage, there was light smoke damage in the house.

Investigators determined that the fire was caused by hot materials discarded in a trash can next to the home.

Clinton firefighters assisted at the scene.


Meet with Comunale

AKRON: Summit County Councilman Frank Comunale will host public office hours from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jan. 2 at the Highland Square branch of Akron-Summit County Public Library, 807 W. Market St.

Comunale will be available to give updates on county programs and legislation, answer questions and hear concerns from constituents.

For more information, call 330-643-2725.